Linda S. Patterson, age 65, of Abbotsford passed away on Thursday, Nov. 26, 2015, at her home with her family at her side under the tender care of hospice.
Linda was born on March 8, 1950, the daughter of Roy and Esther (Peterson) Selvig in Minneapolis, Minn. She earned a degree as a certified nursing assistant at St. Paul Technical College. Linda worked in the nursing field, including Continental Manor, and as an in-home care nurse.
She was united in marriage to Bill Patterson on June 1, 1974, in Star Prairie. He preceded her in death in 1999. She enjoyed dancing, music and flowers. Linda was kind-hearted and loved her family, especially her grandchildren.
Linda is survived by her three children, Heather (Rob) Canine of St. Paul, Minn., Bill Patterson of St. Paul, Minn., and Trisha (Troy) Molitor of Owen; seven grandchildren, C.J. (Bekah) Nick, Hank Smith, Bill Patterson, Dakota Molitor, Jorja Molitor, Cheyenne Molitor and Montana Molitor; five great-grandchildren, Cameron, Jordan, Troy, Addison and Kaden. She is further survived by her boyfriend, Ken Boutain of Abbotsford; a brother, David Selvig of Minnesota; her close cousin, Ardis Travis of Withee; nieces and nephews; cousins, other relatives and friends.
She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Bill; and her brother, Daniel Selvig.
A memorial service was held at 1 p.m. on Tuesday, Dec. 1, at Emmanuel Lutheran Church in Longwood. The Rev. Brian Campbell presided. Family and friends were welcomed from 11 a.m. until the time of service Tuesday at the church. The Maurina-Schilling Funeral Home in Abbotsford assisted the family with the arrangements.
Family and friends may express condolences online at www.maurinaschilling.com.